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Vanelli

Make it happen or let it happen: Which photographer are you?
Find a trusted voice to critique your photos
Adding a signature or watermark with LuminarAI
Making a small light source big
When to use your camera’s auto mode
Adding a split tone to transform the mood of a black and white image
Formal training in photography — is it necessary?
The recipe for balancing natural light with flash
Should I have one or many Lightroom Classic catalogs?
Why it’s important to keep your lens hood on
Using LuminarAI as a plugin with Photoshop Elements
Fixing an unknown copyright status in Lightroom Classic

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Making a small light source big

A small light source has a tendency to produce hard light which causes unflattering shadows and pin size catchlights in the subject’s eyes. Sometimes when using photographing in direct sunlight at high noon or using small LED lights this can’t

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Using LuminarAI as a plugin with Photoshop Elements

It’s true — LuminarAI is not officially compatible with Photoshop Elements. But the good news is there is an unofficial workaround that will let Photoshop Elements users get the full benefits of LuminarAI. Since this is unofficial, Skylum support isn’t

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How to hold your camera correctly

The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your camera correctly” is a short article teaching you how to hold your camera as Vanelli tells a story why this article was written.

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elements-luminarai

Using LuminarAI as a plugin with Photoshop Elements

It’s true — LuminarAI is not officially compatible with Photoshop Elements. But the good news is there is an unofficial workaround that will let Photoshop Elements users get the full benefits of LuminarAI. Since this is unofficial, Skylum support isn’t

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hold-camera

How to hold your camera correctly

The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your camera correctly” is a short article teaching you how to hold your camera as Vanelli tells a story why this article was written.

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Great lighting classes with 5DayDeal

5DayDeal is back and you’re wondering, is it worth getting? If you’re just getting into photography or you have been practicing photography your entire life, the simple answer is yes. Here’s why. Enhance your skills and help others at the

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How to add bottom catchlights

A catchlight is a specular highlight in your subject’s eyes. This spark will help you to draw your viewer’s attention to your subject’s eyes, making them full of life. A top catchlight is caused by the main light source or

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